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θάλλω bloom, abound, to be luxuriant, of fruit-trees, Od., Soph., etc.; often in part. perf. τεθηλώς, epic fem. τεθαλυῖα, as adj., luxuriant, exuberant, Od.; c. acc. cogn., οὐ δένδρε᾽ ἔθαλλεν χῶρος the place grew no trees, θαλλούσης βίον ἐλαίας Aesch.
b.of other natural objects, τεθαλυῖα ἐέρση the fresh or copious dew, Od.; τεθαλυῖα ἀλοιφῆι rich with fat, Il.; εἰλαπίνηι τεθαλυίηι at a sumptuous feast, id=Il.
2.of men, to bloom, flourish, Hes., Soph., etc. bad sense, to be active, νόσος ἀεὶ τέθηλε Soph.; πήματα ἀεὶ θάλλοντα id=Soph.

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